For more than a decade, The Graying of America has helped thousands of middle-aged and senior citizens find their way through the thickets and thorns of growing old. Now greatly revised and expanded to include information gleaned from studies of the past five years, this third edition has been retitled to stress its ongoing purpose: conveying a wealth of commonsense information for general readers in nontechnical language.
1. Introduction and Themes of the Workshop; 2. The Promise of Technology; 3. Technologies to Promote Activities of Daily Living and Independence; 4. Technologies to Promote Community Integration and Participation Through Community Design; 5. Technologies to Promote Community Integration and Participation Through Social Connectedness; 6. Health Management and Promotion; 7. Reflections on the Presentations
PART I: The Meaning of Place in Residential and Public Spaces
Chapter 1: The Meaning and Significance of Place in Old Age; Chapter 2: Social Interactions in Public Spaces and Places: A Conceptual Overview
PART II: Private Residences
Chapter 3: Creating and Sustaining Homelike Places in Residential Environments; Chapter 4: A Place of One’s Own: Reinterpreting the Meaning of Home Among Childless Older Women
PART III: Long-Term Care Environments
Chapter 5: The Complex Process of Becoming At-Home in Assisted Living; Chapter 6: Transforming Long-Stay Care in Ireland; Chapter 7: Developing a Physical Environmental Evaluation Component of the Dementia Care Mapping (DCM) Tool
PART IV: Public Spaces
Chapter 8: Mobility in Outdoor Environments in Old Age; Chapter 9: Older People's Use of Unfamiliar Space; Chapter 10: Intergenerational Pathways for Building Relational Spaces and Places; Chaper 11: Creating Homelike Places in a Purpose-Built Retirement Village in the United Kingdom
Part V: Challenges of Application
Chapter 12: Past, Present, and Future in Designing Private and Public Environments for Creating and Sustaining Place
This book explores the issue of global ageing and its impact on different nation states across the world. It is in three parts: the first part sets the scene about the challenges of global ageing; part two utilises a number of case studies examining how different nation states manage social issues associated with acing; the final part explores the impact of global ageing on some of the continents such as Europe and the Americas. The book is by its very nature global as it brings researchers from all parts of the world to give the reader a very rich comparative book.